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BailingBen

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HFM deep dive restoration
« on: January 27, 2013, 07:29:33 pm »

hi guys i am fixing my old HFM deep dive its old and weak  the plan at the moment is to glass it on the inside re paint it filler it make a new WTC so far it has been dismanled and the saddle tanks have been glassed am just waiting to set pics to follow


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Re: HFM deep dive restoration
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2013, 07:37:07 pm »

I have one of these in the production line some where !! .
If your looking to replace the bellows for the push rods check out Marks Model Bits, he has a modern replacement which are pretty nifty.

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Re: HFM deep dive restoration
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2013, 07:42:01 pm »

i have a few of marks bits lying around as well as another type of watertight  push rod exit witch ive never seen before




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Re: HFM deep dive restoration
« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2013, 05:07:23 pm »

tried posting photos but wouldnt let me
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Re: HFM deep dive restoration
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2013, 05:53:13 pm »

Go to, http://postimage.org
upload and copy the "direct link"
paste the link in your post here on modelboatmayhem, when posting the picture will appear.
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Re: HFM deep dive restoration
« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2013, 06:09:50 pm »

thank for that here they are
the close ups are of cracks not the bad painting


























































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Re: HFM deep dive restoration
« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2013, 06:39:05 pm »

i did most the glass fibreing in the shed yeterday and today just one side to do its my first go at glass fibring but it looks ok so far


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